Fruit & Nuts
Michigan State University Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches, strawberries and hops. These educational resources provide valuable help to Michigan growers and consumers regarding fruit pest management, food safety, business management, food processing, horticultural practices, irrigation and weed management.
January 26, 2015 | Brad Baughman | Vertical shoot positioning and top wire cordon training systems for hybrid grape vines will be discussed during the Northern Grapes Project webinar on Feb. 10, 2015.
January 23, 2015 | Jim Isleib | Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
January 21, 2015 | Rob Sirrine | Save the date: April 10-11, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
January 19, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | The Online Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy has added a new webinar: Chestnut IPM. Learn about IPM in chestnuts, pesticide considerations and potential invasive pests of orchards in Michigan.
January 19, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | The Online Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy has added a new webinar: Hop IPM. Learn about IPM in hops, including pesticide considerations and beneficial insects.
January 14, 2015 | Curtis Talley | Educational workshops are available to commercial producers wanting more information on the Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), such as eligible producers and crops, coverage levels, and service fees and premiums.
January 13, 2015 | Erin Lizotte | Hop growers looking to learn more about the risk and prevention of respiratory disease associated with hop harvest and processing are encouraged to view this recorded webinar.
January 12, 2015 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Try shop.msu.edu to order your 2015 MSU Extension bulletins in print or PDF format. It’s easy, fast and convenient.
January 12, 2015 | Dennis Fulbright | This meeting is a great opportunity for new growers to learn about getting started in the chestnut industry and current growers to learn about optimizing productivity.
January 12, 2015 | Ron Goldy | Getting good weed control with herbicides can be a frustrating experience. Reducing that frustration is possible by using the 3-R principle – the right product, the right rate and the right time.
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Date: Jan 27, 2015 - Mar 24, 2015
Location: Old Baroda Township Hall, 9081 First Street, Baroda, MI, 49101.
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Location: State of MI Office Building Large Conference Room, 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba, MI 49829
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Location: NWM Horticultural Research Station, 6686 South Center Highway, Traverse City, MI
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Farm Bill
- Grape Days
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Christmas Trees
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Spring Peach Update
- Northwest Orchard & Vineyard Show
- Statewide & Regional Fruit Meetings
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management School